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overclouded, since it is the twenty-ninth of September-does the sun as it declines cast a ray at the precise angle which, striking obliquely on the stone you have been scanning, permits the pattern scored on it to be visible through the weathering of centuries. And this is the very day on which a visitor catches sight of the second clue in the topmost trefoil of the southwestern clerestory window. You will own that I owed you my services, considering the day." His voice was now specifically addressing me.
" What day?" The ignorance of my answer was due also, I suppose, to the slight giddiness I had suffered, as a slight shock will disturb one's memory momentarily.
His answer: "That's all the better. If you did not come here `to keep the day,' then I may take it that others arranged it," left me even more bewildered. But when he added, "Now, to clinch it, let's step back into the cathedral," I was awake
enough by then to point out, "The door was locked for the night almost as soon as we left:"
He only answered, over his shoulder, "To one who knows a cathedral it is never locked-as, to the ignorant, it is never open. Like all true mysteries it is locked only to outsiders."
The last part of the sentence I would probably have resented because of its sententiousness, if something more remarkable had not caught my attention; the speaker had disappeared. I could, however, still hear distinctly enough the words which followed, "Come over to this south side of the porch."
I moved into the shadow of its deeply recessed clusters of shafting. Still I couldn't see him. "Now, stand on the ramp:" I stepped up on the low stone benching. A hand

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